Barbara Brown Taylor
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Barbara Brown Taylor

Barbara Brown Taylor is a New York Times best-selling author, teacher, and Episcopal priest. Her first memoir, Leaving Church (2006), won an Author of the Year award from the Georgia Writers Association. Her last book, Learning to Walk in the Dark (2014), was featured on the cover of TIME magazine. She has served on the faculties of Piedmont College, Columbia Theological Seminary, Candler School of Theology at Emory University, McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University, and the Certificate in Theological Studies program at Arrendale State Prison for Women in Alto, Georgia. In 2014 TIME included her on its annual list of Most Influential People; in 2015 she was named Georgia Woman of the Year; in 2016 she received The President's Medal at the Chautauqua Institution in New York. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Mercer University and is working on her fourteenth book, Holy Envy, forthcoming from HarperOne in August 2018.

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Best Sellers

    • Holy Envy

    • Finding God in the Faith of Others
    • By: Barbara Brown Taylor
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 104

    Barbara Brown Taylor recounts her moving discoveries of finding the sacred in unexpected places while teaching the world’s religions to undergraduates in rural Georgia, revealing how God delights in confounding our expectations....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • BBT's appreciative gaze at other faiths.

    • By James Matichuk on 05-11-19

    Regular price: $23.95

    • An Altar in the World

    • A Geography of Faith
    • By: Barbara Brown Taylor
    • Narrated by: Barbara Brown Taylor
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 275
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229

    In An Altar in the World, Barbara Brown Taylor shares how she learned to encounter God beyond the walls of any church....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sorry Audible.

    • By Evert on 07-19-13

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Learning to Walk in the Dark

    • Because Sometimes God Shows Up at Night
    • By: Barbara Brown Taylor
    • Narrated by: Barbara Brown Taylor
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 355
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 318
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316

    In Learning to Walk in the Dark, Taylor asks us to put aside our fears and anxieties and to explore all that God has to teach us “in the dark"....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Words for the nudgings I couldn't quite articulate

    • By Danielle on 12-18-15

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Leaving Church

    • A Memoir of Faith
    • By: Barbara Brown Taylor
    • Narrated by: Karen Saltus
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117

    After nine years serving on the staff of a big urban church, Barbara Brown Taylor arrives in rural Clarkesville, Georgia....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Barbara Brown Taylor at her best

    • By Illini Two on 05-07-12

    Regular price: $21.67

    • The Bread of Angels

    • A Journey to Love and Faith
    • By: Stephanie Saldaña
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    In 2004, 27-year-old Stephanie Saldaña traveled to Damascus, Syria, on a Fulbright fellowship to study the role of the prophet Jesus in Islam....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book is phenomenal.

    • By Cookie, on 04-07-16

    Regular price: $19.95

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